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My Lovely Wife

By Samantha Downing, a book about murder, manipulations and suspense lurking under the shiny exterior of a happy family life

I should start by saying that My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing is definitely not for everyone, and most definitely not for the faint of heart. It is a disturbed story from cover to cover about a couple who decides to spice up their marriage by murdering people. Plot Summary For the Detailed Plot Summary, …

                    

An Anonymous Girl

By Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen, A psychological thriller about a psychological study (sort of)

I’d been looking forward to reading An Anonymous Girl by writing team Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen for some time. Their debut novel, The Woman Between Us, was a twisty roller coaster ride of a book, and the premise of An Anonymous Girl seemed up my alley. (I just posted a review of The Wife …

                    

The Wife Between Us

By Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen, A psychological thriller with lots of surprises and twists in store

So, I recently re-read The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen. I first read it a while ago and did a giveaway for a copy of the book, but never actually wrote a review. I’ve mentioned it a few times on the blog though, so it seems like I should just write …

                       

The Silent Patient

By Alex Michaelides, A twisty psychological thriller

The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides shows you exactly what type of book it’s aiming to be from the very first sentence: “Alicia Berenson was thirty-three years old when she killed her husband.” No messing around here. For people who like their thrillers-slash-mysteries to have twisty plots and straight-forward writing, this recent release is one …

              

Sharp Objects

By Gillian Flynn, A brisk, dark and twisty psychological thriller

With the impending Sharp Objects finale coming up soon on HBO, I thought I’d go ahead and review the book by Gillian Flynn which the show was adapted from. I ended up reading the book a few weeks back after the first few episodes had aired since I was impatient to find out the ending. …